Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple, Pondicherry

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During your visit to Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple, observe as thousands of pilgrims come to praise the god Ganesa and to cleanse their spirits. Learn about the temple's turbulent history, including several attempts by the French to destroy the building, all of which were fortunately halted by fervent protests from the Hindu population. As you enter abundantly decorated halls, notice the 7.5 kg (16.5 lbs) engraved golden chariot made entirely with devotees' donations. Shops surround the temple, so you can purchase a souvenir to remind you of your visit. By using our Pondicherry online trip builder , you can arrange your visit to Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple and other attractions in Pondicherry.
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  • Please dont miss to visit this temple, very beautiful and if you are religious will love to be seated and spend a little longer time here!  more »
  • A complete example of the splendid temple architecture seen in south India. It's simply mesmerizing. Entering the premises fills you with devotion and serenity.  more »
  • Beautiful temple ... With gajraj standing to bless ... Although crowded when we went ... But enjoyed  more »
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  • Nicely build Ganesh temple. It's nearby ashram and beach. Not so much crowded. The Temples main attraction is Elephant. One can get worship of the elephant. The interior of the temple is very cleaned and the inner atmosphere is very cool and pleasant
  • Wonderful Temple... Different types of Vinayagar pictures from around the world drawn through the temple wall.. Temple lightings are beautiful.. Don't forget to to see all the Vinayagar pictures drawn on the walls.. Especially Vinayagar marriage at the entrance roof... Wonderful drawings through out the temple you can't able to see any other places..
  • Excellent temple. Very close to the beach. Crowded on holidays. There is a temple elephant outside the temple whom the kids will love. Parking outside the temple can be a big challenge during weekends.
  • Famous lord Ganesh temple in white Town area. Inside it has colorful architecture. temple stays opens throughout the day.
  • A Grand Temple With A Peaceful Atmosphere And Cool Interior..!! It Also Shows The Different Forms Of Lord Ganesha All Over The World
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